What type of bias or biases may be present in this type of study?

A study was conducted to assess the effect of diabetes on wound  healing in a hospital setting. The cases were defined as either patients  admitted to the hospital who had diagnosed diabetes or those who were  diagnosed with diabetes while in the hospital and who had surgical or  non-surgical wounds. The controls were patients from the surgery ward of  the same hospital who were without diabetes.

Requirements:

Conduct research to address the following:

  1. What type of bias or biases may be present in this type of study? Briefly describe them.
  2. What are some of the potential problems, if any, with using the  results of this study in designing policies and procedures for wound  control in diabetes patients in that particular hospital?

Your paper should:

  • be 1-2 pages in length.
  • properly cite research sources.
  • be free of spelling and grammar errors.

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